belladonna alkaloids/phenobarbital - oral
GENERIC NAME: BELLADONNA ALKALOIDS/PHENOBARBITAL - ORAL (bell-a-DON-a al-KA-loyd/FEE-noe-BAR-bi-tal)
USES: This product contains several medications: belladonna alkaloids (made up of the drugs hyoscyamine, atropine, and scopolamine) and phenobarbital. Belladonna alkaloids help to reduce the symptoms of stomach and intestinal cramping. They work by slowing the natural movements of the gut and by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and intestines. Belladonna alkaloids belong to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics/antispasmodics. Phenobarbital helps to reduce anxiety. It acts on the brain to produce a calming effect. Phenobarbital belongs to a class of drugs known as barbiturate sedatives.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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